Body found in plastic bag at golf course


The police in Ficksburg say they need the cooperation of the community after a man’s decomposed body was found in a small pond at the Ficksburg Golf Club on Thursday. The body apparently floated in the water.

Ao. Mmako Mophiring, police spokesperson, says the police have received several complaints from the public about a white plastic bag floating in the pond at the golf club and believed to contain a human body.

“On their arrival, the police came across the white plastic bag in the pond, examined it and found the body of a man in it.

“The deceased was wearing a green T-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. There were also bricks of sandstone in the plastic bag. The deceased is between 15 and 25 years old and has not yet been identified.

“A case of murder is being investigated,” says Mophiring.

Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) is requested to Capt. Lebakeng of the Ficksburg detective service on 079 897 7144.